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Dovetails Restaurant

88 Limestone St, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
+61 7 3819 0264
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Fusion, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
88 Limestone St, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went at a time when the kitchen was closed but we could order the snack menu from pumpyard so that was great for a work get together. It would've been better if they could have taken our orders at the table rather than us...More

Thank lesnfadz
Reviewed 1 week ago

CELIAC and people with food allergies should be aware. I went to this restaurant with a friend for breakfast and to inquire about hosting farewell dinner for my friends daughter at Dovetails. We were both very impressed with the chef as he went out of...More

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked breakfast with a Cudo offer, and were pleasantly surprised that Dovetails is located in a restored former Technical College. Our very filling breakfasts were served on the deck under a grand old poinciana and a beautiful green lawn. We looked at other places,...More

Thank peter l
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lord Lamington Room was a beautiful function Room to have an Engagement Party. Service was very friendly, efficiency was out of this world, and the food was delicious. The building has been recycled from the Old T.A.F.E building. There is a restaurant down stairs...More

Thank jandpmcclear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After hearing good reviews my husband & I have been waiting for the perfect opportunity to dine here. Booked on-line & mentioned- wedding anniversary. I never expect any special treatment -just congratulations will suffice. We sat at a table that overlooked the car park so...More

Thank Jeanette C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second breakfast at Dovetails and it didn’t disappoint. Amazing big breakfast and coffee. Wonderful atmosphere and service.

Thank Lionheart83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had been planning to go there for ages but hadn't until a friend selected it for her birthday lunch. We ate outside under a very old Poinciana tree which was most pleasant. We weren't hassled to leave Food was a reasonable place and plenty of...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my husband here to celebrate an occasion. It was a Friday night and was busy but not super busy. We sat on the deck outside and it was just divine. The big tree was beautiful. The staff were lovely and in no hurry...More

Thank QT83LL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to visit for a midweek casual lunch on a whim and wasn’t disappointed. The outdoor deck is a very relaxed area to dine. Tables are also available indoors. Chose the Seafood Linguine from the menu and wasn’t disappointed. A fair range of wines are...More

Thank Stewart P
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely enjoyable evening, a gorgeous venue, sensational food and the service was exceptional. The chef is their secret gem. This visit was for our 15 year, wedding anniversary, the welcome glass of prosecco was the perfect start to our evening. Looking forward to visiting again...More

Thank Ange W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Limestone St, Ipswich, Queensland 4305, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3819 0264
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Set in a heritage listed old building in the heart of Ipswich, Dovetails is a modern Australian/French Fusion restaurant that combines great food, excellent decor and above all top service.
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